[tei-council] membership changes, preparations for the teleconference of the TEI-Council 2006-11-22 12:00 UTC

Daniel O'Donnell daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Tue Nov 14 21:26:04 EST 2006

I've been experimenting with VoIP clients. Skype works on many systems
but only allows conference calls of 5. Ekiga is a lovely thing, but is
still a bit problematic. I've just discovered a free client called
Gizmo--it even lets you call out for free; it has clients for Linux,
Mac, and Windows, and offers free conference rooms.


On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 10:01 +0900, Christian Wittern wrote:
> Dear Council members,
> As Sebastian noticed, we are getting a bit behind ourselves with
> respect to the scheduled telecon next week.  This is partly due to
> preparations behind the scenes -- most importantly changes in
> membership.  Since I haven't seen it announced elsewhere, here we go:
> The TEI Council is proud to welcome among itself two new members who
> will take office as of next January, but will start observing our
> doings immediately:
> Arianna Ciula (King's College)
> Tone Merete Bruvik (Univ. of Bergen)
> We also greet the returning members James Cummings and John Walsh who
> are willing to work with us for another two years.  Arianna and Tone
> should be added to the council list, but just in case I am also
> ccing. 
> In addition to that, we have among us the new Chair of the TEI
> Consortium, Daniel O'Donnell.  
> As you can see, the lines will be quite crowded on the next meeting
> (and I am still investigating other options, suggestions welcome).
> For the time being, @John: could you please set up the call as usual
> and post the numbers to the list?
> I am also collecting items for the agenda and will send out the agenda
> on the weekend.  Please look at the action items at
> http://www.tei-c.org/Council/tcm26.xml?style=printable and report were
> possible to the list about your progress.
> All the best,
> Christian
Daniel Paul O'Donnell, PhD
Department Chair and Associate Professor of English
Director, Digital Medievalist Project http://www.digitalmedievalist.org/
Chair, Text Encoding Initiative http://www.tei-c.org/

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